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Precise Corporate Staging Expands L-ACOUSTICS Inventory for Summer Festival Season

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The five-day Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin benefitted from PCS’ new KUDO, SB28 and LA-RAK systems

PCS adds KUDO, SB28 and LA-RAK for new Entertainment Division

TEMPE, Arizona — Precise Corporate Staging (PCS) of Tempe, Arizona upped its L-ACOUSTICS product count in late-May with the addition of 24 KUDO enclosures, 24 SB28 subs and six LA-RAK touring amplifier racks. The systems were purchased, in part, to accommodate the busy summer festival schedule of PCS’ new Entertainment Division, which this year deploys systems and staging for Country USA and Rock USA in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and the legendary week-long Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. more

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L-ACOUSTICS KIVA System Installed into Helsinki Music Centre

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HELSINKI, Finland — L-ACOUSTICS’ Finnish distributor and system integrator Starlike has recently installed a KIVA line source system into the main hall of the new Helsinki Music Centre.

The primary users of the hall will be the Radio Symphony Orchestra (YLE/The Finnish Broadcasting Company), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Sibelius Academy. The 1700-seat hall is also in demand for other types of music; for example, the Finnish cello rock band Apocalyptica has been booked to play the venue when it opens later this year. more

AVIOM TUNES IN FOR VIPER STUDIOS’ PARK AVENUE ARMORY PRODUCTIONS

NEW YORK, JUNE 23, 2011—When Viper Studios, a NY-based event production company, is called upon by Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory arts center to produce live events, the company always relies on Aviom’s Pro64® Digital Snake to distribute audio throughout the venue. Used recently in the event space for five days of musical performances during the Armory’s own Tune-In Music Festival, the Pro64 digital snake was used to feed audio signals to 12 stage monitor speakers, two separate line array speaker systems and 48 channels of stage input during this event. more

OUTLINE EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN U.S. AND EUROPE

Tom Bensen Named Sr. VP and Managing Director of U.S. Subsidiary Outline North America, LLC; Chris Hinds Added as European Sales Manager

ORLANDO, FL, June 21, 2011 – Outline (InfoComm 2011, Booth 683), the makers of high quality, industry leading speaker systems for touring, installation and studio applications, has announced significant expansions to its corporate operations for 2011. The company has named Tom Bensen as senior vice president and managing director for its U.S. subsidiary, Outline North America, LLC, and has hired Chris Hinds as European Sales Manager. It is expected that the experience both Bensen and Hinds bring to the company will positively impact market acceptance of Outline’s new GTO Line Array speakers and iMode Intelligent Digital Loudspeaker Control Platform.

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HARMAN’s JBL VLA Line Arrays Deliver Powerful Performance in South Korea’s Daegu Stadium

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Daegu Stadium in South Korea features a large-scale JBL VLA line array system.

ORLANDO, Florida – With a seating capacity of 66,000, Daegu Stadium is the largest stadium in South Korea. The stadium is striking in appearance, with a roof that combines design elements of traditional Korean houses with Teflon panels stretched across steel framing that provide protection from the elements while letting natural lighting into the stands.

Daegu Stadium has hosted major sporting events including the World Cup, and will be the site of the 2011 IAAF (International Association of Athletics Foundations) World Championships in Athletics. To prepare for the IAAF and other future events, the city of Daegu decided to upgrade the stadium’s audio facilities, which now includes a large-scale JBL Variable Line Array (VLA) Series loudspeaker installation with 18 line arrays in distributed more

Panavid Upgrades Audio System at Calvary Baptist Church In New York City With HARMAN JBL Loudspeaker System

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Panavid installed a new audio system featuring JBL loudspeakers at the Calvary Baptist Church in New York.

ORLANDO, Florida – Calvary Baptist Church was founded in New York City in 1847 as an independent Baptist church, and has been in its current location on Manhattan’s West 57th Street since 1931. Over the years, the church has undergone a series of renovations, and most recently completed a major upgrade to its audio system with the installation of HARMAN’s JBL VRX Series Constant Curvature, AE Series Compact and CBT loudspeakers.

Professional audio/video services company Panavid, Inc. of Pompton Plains, New Jersey was contracted to complete the rigging and speaker installation, led by Client Relations Manager Dennis Mitchell. The Calvary Baptist Church system is based around left/right arrays of five JBL VRX932LAP powered loudspeakers per side, and two more

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Upgrades Its Popular CBT Series Models with New Brackets

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JBL has upgraded its CBT Series column loudspeakers with new brackets that allow adjustment of up-down tilt and side-to-side aiming.

ORLANDO, Florida – At InfoComm 2011, HARMAN’s JBL Professional announced the upgrade of its popular CBT Series (Constant Beamwidth Technology™) column loudspeakers, with the inclusion of new brackets that not only allow adjustment of up/down tilt, but also allow adjustment of the side-to-side aiming. The new swivel (pan)/ tilt brackets are packaged with the speakers, allowing increased versatility of aiming adjustment. In more

HARMAN’s JBL Professional Releases VERTEC® Line Array Calculator II V 1.1 Software

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JBL Professional’s new VERTEC Line Array Calculator II V 1.1 Software offers new features for VERTEC system users.

ORLANDO, Florida – Offering a wealth of new features for VERTEC® system users, HARMAN’s JBL Professional announces the release of the latest upgrade to its VERTEC Line Array Calculator II Software, V 1.1

Enabling the simulation of mixed-model arrays from the entire range of VERTEC enclosures, V 1.1 of the Line Array Calculator II (LAC II) V 1.1 retains much of the same appearance and functionality of the V 1.0 version that users have become familiar with, while offering a variety of new features. For example, with LAC II V 1.1, new VERTEC subcompact line array accessories (VT4886-SF, VT4886-DF88, VT4886-DF89) are included, and parametric EQ (compatible with JBL DrivePack®, Crown Audio I-Tech/I-Tech HD and dbx 4800) is introduced. more

HARMAN’s Selenium W16P High-Performance Midbass and Woofers Make U.S. Debut At InfoComm 2011

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ORLANDO, Florida — Delivering a new standard for professional audio components to the international market, HARMAN’s Selenium debuts its latest midbass and woofer W16P series in the United States at InfoComm 2011. Selenium’s 6W16P 6-inch midbass, 8W16P 8-inch and 10W16P 10-inch woofers reproduce sound with high fidelity and great efficiency for the ultimate audio performance.

Available in eight and sixteen ohms (Ω), the W16P series is constructed with an aluminum frame and aluminum-wire voice coil, a non-pressed long fiber cellulose cone, cloth surround and push-on terminals. The components are ideal for integration into line array systems, portable PA loudspeakers and monitor speakers.

“The W16P series presents a great opportunity for Selenium to penetrate the U.S. market under our new parent company HARMAN,? stated Manfred Treter, Pro Product Manager, Selenium. “The W16P line offers the reliability expected from HARMAN, backed more

New HARMAN HiQnet Performance Manager™ Sound Reinforcement System Configuration And Control Software Demonstrated at InfoComm 2011

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ORLANDO, Florida – Following on its successful launch at Prolight + Sound 2011 where it generated widespread interest and excitement, HARMAN Professional is demonstrating its new HiQnet Performance Manager™ software at InfoComm 2011. HiQnet Performance Manager is a highly refined user interface that facilitates the design of touring and live performance venue sound reinforcement systems. Designed especially for touring and theatrical sound engineering, HiQnet Performance Manager is an application-specific iteration of the category-leading HARMAN HiQnet System Architect 2 connectivity and control software application for professional-grade audio system integration.

“In touring, time is money, and Performance Manager dramatically streamlines the system design, setup and tuning process, allowing a JBL VERTEC ® System Engineer to achieve a higher level of performance with more consistent results on a daily basis from venue to venue,? explained Paul Bauman, Director of Tour Sound Product Application and more

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